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Employment Opportunities

Employer & Member Liaison 

The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is accepting applications for the position of Employer & Member (Worksite) Liaison.

This position is key to the Training Fund’s connection to District 1199C members and contributing employers.  The focus of this position is twofold: 1) recruitment of District 1199C members to participate in Training Fund programs and support members in preparing for academic and personal success; 2) establish relationships with employers to develop onsite joint training programs and deepen employer engagement with the goal of establishing and expanding apprenticeship programs, OSHA training and other trainings that address employers’ workforce needs.  The position is 80% at employer worksites and 20% at the Breslin Learning Center.  The position requires a car, and evening, weekend and early morning hours on a regular basis. This position reports to the Director of Employer and Career Services.

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  • Bachelors’ degree and three years of union related experience.
  • Experience with District 1199C or other healthcare union environment, workers and employers preferred

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to Jim Keller by no later than March 18, 2019.

"Health Workers Working Healthy" Program Specialist 

The Program Specialist for the Health Workers Working Healthy Program is the staff person responsible for providing curriculum support and website and safety center support for the Training Fund’s health and safety initiative.  This will entail helping to conduct health and safety needs assessments, developing training materials and curriculum, tracking and reporting ongoing health and safety training of frontline healthcare workers at employer sites and at the Breslin Learning Center.  The position reports to the Employer & Career Services Director.

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  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public health or related field
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Background in workplace safety and health; understanding of workers’ rights under OSHA  
  • Experience in program needs assessment, evaluation and grant funded contracts preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, documentation, organizational and computer skills 
  • Experience in working within a union environment preferred 
  • Available to work early morning and evening hours as needed

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to Jim Keller by no later than March 18, 2019.

GED to Health Careers Instructors 

The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is accepting applications for part-time instructors for its GED to Health Careers program. Instructors should identify their ability to teach subject-specific content, especially e.g. mathematics, science or language arts.

The GED to Health Careers Program (G2HC) offers out-of-school youth ages 17 to 24 academic instruction and support to assist in attaining a high school equivalency degree while transitioning into a post-secondary institution or employment. Beyond preparation for GED exams, students participate in life skills and college readiness workshops with career exploration and exposure by way of special workforce certification trainings, job fairs, career panels, and college tours.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement instruction through the development of course syllabi, scope and sequence documents, and weekly lesson plans appropriately aligned with high school equivalency exams (GED and HiSET).
  • Engage students with relevant content with the goal of increasing critical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Deliver student-centered instruction with a variety of methods to engage diverse learning styles and preferences
  • Employ the use of digital tools for classroom instruction, communication, and feedback to students 
  • Individualize instruction as necessary to help students address skill gaps as identified on placement tests and other assessments
  • Document student attendance and participation; assess and report on student progress
  • Assist in administration of practice tests to students along with analysis of diagnostic score reports
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings and professional development sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant area of study
  • At least one year of successful teaching experience with diverse youth population 
  • Demonstrated understanding of content area, and learning theory as relates to content area
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications, Google Apps, and general use of technology, such as email and the internet for instruction and program requirements 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or Adult Education or relevant area study
  • Relevant instructional certification in content area
  • Experience working with out-of-school youth and non-traditional student populations

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to Whedai Sheriff, GED to Health Careers Program Coordinator.